MindEd is a free educational resources for professionals on children’s and young peoples mental health.  They also provide advice to parents and carers on mental health concerns they may have with their children by connecting them to relevant services.

NHS Mental Health Services

This link gives you information about the strategies and plans that are in place and will be put in place to maintain and improve mental health services for children and young people in England.

There are links to the “Future In Mind” taskforce which specifically aims to improve services for children and young people.

Youth Access

Youth Access are a members lead charity focussing on the mental health of young people in the UK.

They offer free, confidential sessions in a variety of locations as well as online support.

They are part of YIACS (Youth Information, advice and counselling services)

Off The Record

Off The Record offer a variety of ways to help support yourself with your own mental health in Croydon, Merton and Sutton.

You can make contact through their message boards or live chat app.

There are also drop in sessions in those locations.


The Kings Fund

The King’s Fund is an independent charity working to improve health and care in England. Our vision is that the best possible health and care is available to all.

MGEDT (Men Get Eating Disorders Too)

MGEDT is an award winning charity run by men for  men who have experienced an eating disorder. They support men in the UK via support groups and their online support network.

Bipolar UK

Bipolar UK are a national charity that support people who have bipolar in a number of ways, they have online peer support section on their website that allows you to talk with other people who also have bipolar, they also have support groups in many areas and host an online forum that you can get involved with.

Aware NI (Northern Ireland)

Aware are a charity that support people with depression and mental health issues in Northern Ireland. They have an impressive 24 local support groups so theres bound to be one near you. They also deliver mental health and wellbeing sessions in schools and colleges.

Breathing Space (Scotland)

Breathing Space (Scotland) provides a 24 hour weekend, weekday evenings helpline for people looking for advice when life gets overwhelming.  They offer one to one support about any mental health issues including depression, anxiety, stress & low mood.

Depression UK

Depression UK is a peer support network specifically designed to help you help yourself by talking with other members about depression. This is a  members only web based service that does require a subscription.